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6 treated in Las Vegas after fumes reported on Spirit flight

Six people received medical attention after fumes on a Spirit Airlines flight were reported as the plane arrived at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas late Tuesday.

Clark County Fire Department crews were sent about 11:30 p.m. to Terminal 1 to meet Spirit flight 726 arriving from Seattle.

Those seeking help were a mix of passengers and crew members, McCarran spokeswoman Christine Crews said.

“Upon arrival, four flight attendants and one guest were taken to a medical facility as a precaution and have since been released,” a Spirit spokesman said in an email. “Safety is our top priority at Spirit Airlines, and our maintenance crew is following up to determine the source of the odor.”

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0217.

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